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CECP Announces Nielsen CEO David Kenny, NRG CEO Mauricio Gutierrez, and Siemens USA CEO Barbara Humpton to Join Board of Directors

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NEW YORK, March 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ — As part of its continuing efforts to create a better world through business, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) announced that it has added three top CEOs to the organization’s distinguished Board of Directors: Barbara Humpton, CEO, Siemens USA; David Kenny, CEO, Nielsen; and Mauricio Gutierrez, President & CEO, NRG Energy. As a CEO-led coalition of more than 200 of the world’s largest companies, CECP believe

Video | The Disability Collection: Munya Mahia

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People with disabilities make up about 20% of the population, but are featured in less than 2% of the images we see in the media. Let’s change that.

Verizon, Getty Images and the National Disability Leadership Alliance are creating The Disability Collection, a growing collection of stock images that break stereotypes and authentically portray people with disabilities in everyday life.

Here's the story of Munya Mahia, a political science major, basketball player, and UC Berkley graduate. 

The TriplePundit Flash, World Water Day Edition: Ecolab

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We as a global community are facing an impending water crisis. The planet will experience a 40 percent shortfall in fresh water by 2030 unless we “dramatically” improve water supply management, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Video | On International Women’s Day, Brave Girl Rising Shines a Light on the Lives of Refugee Girls

The new film, written by award-winning poet Warsan Shire, brings one Somali girl’s story of hardship and hope to the big screen.
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In the new short film Brave Girl Rising, Nasro, a 17-year-old Somali refugee, shares her story from the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. Every day, Nasro fights for her basic survival, safety and access to the one thing that gives her hope for the future: her education.

3BL Media SDG Webinar Series: AEG Worldwide Aligns SDG Actions with Earth Day, April 22, 1 p.m. ET

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NEW YORK, March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – 3BL Media’s live professional development series focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continues on Earth Day, April 22, with AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company. 

John Marler, vice president of energy and environment for AEG, will provide an update on the Los Angeles-based company’s 2020 sustainability goals and use the occasion of Earth Day to discuss the SDGs and AEG’s 2030 agenda. 

3BL Media to Host Corporate Responsibility Stories, April 17, in Atlanta

UPS, Mohawk Industries and SunTrust Foundation will share stories of corporate responsibility at a networking forum hosted by 3BL Media
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ATLANTA, March 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- 3BL Media, the world’s leading communications partner for purpose-driven organizations, will hold the next in its series of Corporate Responsibility Stories lunch-and-learn events hosted by UPS on April 17.

Getting There: Strategies for Meeting Your 2020 Sustainability Goals

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The number of companies setting public energy or sustainability goals is on the rapid rise. Recent research from GreenBiz and Schneider Electric shows that more than 50% of companies have set these goals, with still others seriously considering them. For many companies, 2020 marks a key milestone in achieving their goals on time, and gaps in the marketplace suggest that corporate progress is lagging.

Episode 16: Having Uncomfortable Conversations with Sarah Beaulieu

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Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly talks to Sarah Beaulieu, the founder of The Uncomfortable Conversation, a nonprofit that produces short-form videos that normalize conversations about consent, healthy relationships, and advocacy. Sarah is an expert at engaging men in conversations about sexual harassment and violence, and shares more about her work to support survivors of sexual violence. 

"I'm not here on this earth to share my story. I'm here on this earth to create a world where no more stories need to be told."

BIER Member Spotlight: Michael Wilson

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The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) highlights their members' beverage industry sustainability insights and ideas in their BIER Member Spotlight series on a monthly basis. These spotlights include their answers to questions about their company's sustainability achievements and strategy, practical insights from BIER, interesting facts, and more.

This month's BIER Member Spotlights focuses on Michael Wilson, Global Environmental Sustainability Director at Diageo and participant in BIER's Technology and Benchmarking working groups.

5 Books That Every Leader Should Be Reading Now

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The beginning of a new year is always a good time to be reconsidering one's reading list.  With apologies to friends who have written terrific books on leadership and corporate social responsibility, the following are the five books (in alphabetical order) that I think leaders should be reading (or in some cases, re-reading) this year.  Some of them are new, some are more vintage, but all of them have lessons for leaders that are not only worthwhile, but increasing important in our highly competitive and chaotic world.

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